Author: Shabbu

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Non Veg, Pasta, Rice / Pasta

Pressure Cooker Chicken and Vegetable Pasta

Ingredients: 2 cups pasta3 garlic cloves, finely chopped2-3 green chillies, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves1/4 cup carrot, chopped1 onion, finely chopped1/4 cup capsicum, chopped3 tbsp beans, chopped3/4-1 cup boneless chicken, cut into small pieces1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp chicken masala1/2 tsp garam masala1 medium tomato, finely chopped1 tbsp tomato sauce1/2-1 tbsp […]

Drinks, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Summer Specials

Apple Mint Juice

Ingredients: 1 big apple / 1 cup, peeled and chopped into pieces2 tbsp sugar4-5 mint leaves1-2 tsp lemon juice1 1/2 -2 cups of waterice cubes Preparation: In a blender, add chopped apple, lemon juice, mint leaves and sugar and blend well adding 1 cup of water. Then add remaining water to this and blend again […]

Chicken, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Coconut Chicken Roast

Ingredients: 1 kg chicken2 cup grated coconut2 tbsp + 1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp fennel powder3/4 tbsp lemon juice3 tbsp yogurt4 medium onions, thinly sliced4 green chillies, slit1 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste2 tsp coriander powder1 1/4 tsp pepper powder3/4 tsp garam masala1 tomato, choppedsalt to […]

Mutton, Non Veg, Pulav / Pulao, Rice / Pasta

Mutton Yakhni Pulao

Ingredients: For Mutton Stock: 1/2 kg mutton1 medium onion, roughly chopped1″ piece ginger, lightly crushed1 whole garlic (with skin), washed and cut into two1 tbsp coriander seeds2 tsp fennel seeds1 tsp cumin seeds2 tsp pepper corns4 cardamom1/2 macesmall piece cinnamon4 cloves1/2 star anise1 black cardamom1/4 tsp shajeera1 green chilli1 bay leaf1 tsp salt2 cups of […]

Cakes & Bakes, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Tutti Frutti Cupcakes

Ingredients: 1 cup + 1 tbsp plain flour1 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt2 eggs1/2 cup sugar1 tsp vanilla essence1/4 cup oil1/4 cup milk2 tbsp + 1 tbsp tutti frutti Preparation: Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Line a muffin pan with paper cases / cupcake liners. In a bowl, add 2 tbsp tutti frutti and […]

Drinks, Summer Specials

Pomegranate Fizz

Ingredients: 2 cups of pomegranate arils (seeds)2-3 tbsp sugar ( add to your taste)2 tbsp lemon juice2 mint leaves, chopped / crushed1- 1 1/2 cup chilled sodaice cubes Preparation: Add the pomegranate seeds in a blender and blend well. Then using a strainer and a spoon, extract the juice to a bowl / jug. Add […]

Egg, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Quail Egg Puffs / Kaada Mutta Puffs

Ingredients: 6-7 hard boiled quail eggs / kaada mutta1 large onion, finely chopped1 green chilli, finely chopped2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1-2 tsp tomato sauce1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4- 1/2 tsp pepper powder1 tsp garam masala5-6 curry leaves, chopped2 tbsp oilsalt to tastepuff pastry sheets1 beaten egg for egg wash Preparation: Thaw the puff pastry […]

Chicken, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Chicken Parippu Vada

Ingredients: 1 cup chana dal / kadalaparippu200-250 gm boneless chicken1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped3 green chillies, finely chopped1 big onion, finely chopped2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1 tsp garam masala1/2-1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powdersalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Wash and soak kadalaparippu in […]

Drinks, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Summer Specials

Custard Jelly Drink / Custard Jelly Sarbath

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cup milk1 1/2 tbsp custard powder1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup condensed milkjellies ( I used strawberry, mango, orange and banana flavoured jellies)1 tbsp basil seeds2 tbsp almonds, chopped Preparation: Prepare the jellies as per the package instructions. Then refrigerate until the jelly sets completely and cut them into small cubes… In a small […]

Beef, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Malabar Beef Kuruma / Kurma

Ingredients: 600-700 gm beef, cut into pieces3/4 cup shallots, sliced3 green chillies, slit1 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 tbsp coriander powder3/4 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp garam masala1 small tomato, chopped1 1/2 tbsp yogurt1 1/2 tbsp mint leaves1 1/2 tbsp coriander leaves8 cashew nuts, soaked in hot water for 30 minutes1 […]